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J’s Smoking Bear Chili

Our only close encounter with wild bears was perpetrated (mainly) by the ever-adventurous and thrill-seeking Mrs. Chili365 and her trusty infant companion, Pirate.  While stomping about in nature, they happened upon a mother black bear frolicking carelessly with her cubs.  … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Orange Chicken Chili

I could feel my heart slamming against my ribs. My throat tightened making each breath exceedingly more labored. They were coming for me. They Know.   363 days into the chili experiment and my pet chickens finally learned how to … Continue reading

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Big Bourbon Bacon Chili

In spite of my better intentions and in direct opposition of my best interest, I sometimes hire people.  While wading through the vast slew of resumes, seeing experience is nice, noting education helpful, but nothing quite grabs the attention like … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Kwanzaa Coffee Chili

Time needs no assistance.  Aiding time’s progress is futile.  Abetting its coarse passage is criminal.  While time does not define a person, it sets a parameter and frames the canvass on which each of us will work.  My brush stroke … Continue reading

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Christmas Chili Breakfast Sausage

During the holiday season we forgive these indulgences.  Chili pork sausage, eggs and bacon Spam (you heard me right, bacon Spam) make for a Merry Cholesterol-mas.   The best gift I can give my arteries this Christmas is a little extra … Continue reading

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Holly Jolly Green Pork Chili

The dream is reoccurring.  Anthony Hopkins is standing over me “It puts the cushion roast in the slow cooker. It does so when it is told.”  Why Hopkins and not Ted Levin?  I have no clue. It makes the damn … Continue reading

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Garlic Chili Mashed Potatoes

Somehow we’ll have to introduce Richard Dreyfus’s character from Close Encounters to Randy from Christmas Story.  Imagine the mashup of mashed potato mayhem.  Sadly, this squashed spud meeting of the minds likely will never take place.  Well, an opportunity missed … Continue reading

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